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The NutriAct Family Study: a web-based prospective study on the epidemiological, psychological and sociological basis of food choice

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, August 2018
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Title
The NutriAct Family Study: a web-based prospective study on the epidemiological, psychological and sociological basis of food choice
Published in
BMC Public Health, August 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5814-x
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Authors

Lukas Schwingshackl, Ulrike Ruzanska, Verena Anton, Raphael Wallroth, Kathrin Ohla, Sven Knüppel, Matthias B. Schulze, Tobias Pischon, Johannes Deutschbein, Liane Schenk, Petra Warschburger, Ulrich Harttig, Heiner Boeing, Manuela M. Bergmann

Abstract

Most studies on food choice have been focussing on the individual level but familial aspects may also play an important role. This paper reports of a novel study that will focus on the familial aspects of the formation of food choice among men and women aged 50-70 years by recruiting spouses and siblings (NutriAct Family Study; NFS). Data is collected prospectively via repeatedly applied web-based questionnaires over the next years. The recruitment for the NFS started in October 2016. Participants are recruited based on an index person who is actively participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam study. This index person was asked to invite the spouse, a sibling or an in-law. If a set of family members agreed to participate, access to individualized web-based questionnaires assessing dietary intake, other health related lifestyle habits, eating behaviour, food responsiveness, personality, self-regulation, socio-economic status and socio-cultural values was provided. In the first phase of the NSF, recruitment rates were monitored in detail and participants' comments were analysed in order to improve the feasibility of procedures and instruments. Until August 4th 2017, 4783 EPIC-Participants were contacted by mail of which 446 persons recruited 2 to 5 family members (including themselves) resulting in 1032 participants, of whom 82% had started answering or already completed the questionnaires. Of the 4337 remaining EPIC-participants who had been contacted, 1040 (24%) did not respond at all, and 3297 (76%) responded but declined, in 51% of the cases because of the request to recruit at least 2 family members in the respective age range. The developed recruitment procedures and web-based methods of data collection are capable to generate the required study population including the data on individual and inter-personal determinants which will be linkable to food choice. The information on familial links among the study participants will show the role of familial traits in midlife for the adoption of food choices supporting healthy aging.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 39 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 15%
Student > Bachelor 5 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 13%
Student > Master 4 10%
Student > Postgraduate 2 5%
Other 3 8%
Unknown 14 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 5 13%
Psychology 5 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 8%
Arts and Humanities 2 5%
Neuroscience 2 5%
Other 5 13%
Unknown 17 44%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 23. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 August 2018.
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#697,492
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Outputs from BMC Public Health
#747
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
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